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Talking to the Community About Active Shooters

It may take some effort to convince people that attacks can happen in your town, but educating them in how to respond can be very beneficial to them and you.

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Active Shooter who Opened Fire on Texas Officers Killed in Gunfight

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said that shell casings were found up and down the street for blocks.

Trump's School Safety Commission Favors Arming Teachers

President Donald Trump's school safety commission—a panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos—said that the decision to arm teachers to respond to potential active shooters should be left to state and local authorities, not the Federal government.

Sergeant Killed in California Mass Shooting was Struck by "Friendly Fire"

Authorities reported Friday that the Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant killed during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in October was struck by "friendly fire" during the firefight with the gunman.

California Bar Gunman Planned to Ambush Officers, Report Says

After the initial shooting, the gunman positioned himself in anticipation of the police response, Ayub said. When officers entered, he ambushed them immediately from a position of tactical advantage, mortally wounding Ventura County Sgt. Ron Helus.

Video: California Bar Gunman Planned to Ambush Officers, Report Says

After the initial shooting, the gunman positioned himself in anticipation of the police response, Ayub said. When officers entered, he ambushed them immediately from a position of tactical advantage, mortally wounding Ventura County Sgt. Ron Helus.

Active Shooter Scare at Walter Reed Sparked by Alarm "Drill"

The Navy said someone at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, in the Maryland suburbs of the capital, was planning a future drill when a tenant command "inadvertently" activated the facility's alert system at about 2 p.m. ET without including the words "exercise" or "drill."

Kentucky Police Believe They Stopped Possible Active Shooter Attack

Police had responded to LB Manufacturing in Springfield after the department was called about a suspicious person in a vehicle nearby.

Florida Police Commander Criticized Over Parkland Attack Response Resigns

Commander Jan Jordan had been described in testimony before a commission investigating the Valentine's Day massacre as being "ineffective" and having a "dream-like" nature to her speech during the incident.

Chicago Officer Killed in Hospital Shooting

Officer Samuel Jimenez, 28, was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference.